Australia

Three Kiwis shortlisted for Player of the Year

Three Kiwis shortlisted for Player of the Year

The International Rugby Board has announced the shortlist of nominees for the IRB Player of the Year 2011 Award in association with Emirates Airline. The winner of the prestigious individual…

Australia team to play Wales – Beale is back

Australia team to play Wales – Beale is back

An entirely new starting front row, six new faces among the starting eight, and two new backs, highlight the run on combination that will represent Australia in Friday night’s Bronze…

Wake up for Wales!

Wake up for Wales!

Wales’ biggest rugby fans can expect another red hot welcome at the Millennium Stadium for the free live screening of Friday’s Rugby World Cup Bronze Final between Wales and Australia.…

Weepu and Cruden

Australia 6 New Zealand 20 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park SO THE omens of 1987 continue and New Zealand have made it through to the World Cup final after comfortably…

New Zealand 20 Australia 6

New Zealand 20 Australia 6

New Zealand will meet France in the RWC 2011 final after beating Australia in the second semi-final on Sunday 20-6. The All Blacks dominated vast tracts of the semi-final and…

James Horwill scores

South Africa 9 Australia 11 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor in Wellington ANOTHER WORLD CUP quarter-final, another edge-of-your-seat affair. This contest was in the balance right until the end as South Africa pushed…

Australia 11 South Africa 9

Australia 11 South Africa 9

Australia withstood tremendous pressure from South Africa to edge the quarter-final against the Springboks 11-9 in Wellington. James O’Connor kept his nerve to kick the winning points in the 71st…

Aussies pick strong team to take on South Africa

Aussies pick strong team to take on South Africa

The clearing of a number of injuries has allowed Australia to return almost in its entirety to the combination which opened its Rugby World Cup campaign, after the Wallabies side…